Brawn  

 
 
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49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm
 
PRICES
£25-£35 (three course meal)
 

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BrawnAfter the success of Terroirs Wine Bar in Covent Garden, the owners behind it have tried their luck with a second venture, this time in the heart of the East End. Brawn, a unique restaurant named after a peasant dish of potted pig's head or 'fromage de tete', as it's known in France, is a bistro and wine bar serving full-blooded dishes alongside a formidable wine list.  The British, French and Mediterranean influences are clear to see in the menu - think artisan cheeses, plates of meat, salads, terrines and classic European desserts. Located on the legendary Columbia Road, famous for its flower market, this promises to be a great addition to the fashionable location, adding both brains and, er, brawn.

 

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Whitechapel Station
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
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Great Eastern Street NCP
 
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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  30% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Brawn
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Brawn
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Holiday Inn Express London-City
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Brawn
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Blanchette Brick Lane
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204 Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Brawn
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Androuet
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107b Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Brawn
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23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 14 minutes from Brawn
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The Royal Oak
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Jones Dairy Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
23 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Brawn
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Brawn
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Rich Mix Cinema
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Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 8 minutes from Brawn
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
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7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Brawn
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
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Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
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Supernice
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106 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
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Ryantown
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126 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Robert Ryan makes beautiful paper cut designs and screen prints that are exquisite, sentimental and poignant. These delicate designs, adorned with words - sometimes romantic, sometimes ... More
 
 
 
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The Sebright Arms
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Sager + Wilde
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193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Brawn
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TT Liquor
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